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Welcome to the soundRunner Racing Club. We are the Elite Running Club in Connecticut competing in statewide, regional and national level races. We have runners ranging in abilities, including US Olympic Trial Qualifiers. Click Above to learn more about us.

Name: Sara Belles

Current Hometown: Brookfield 

Family members we might see at a race: Most likely Evan ( middle son) and Aaron (youngest son- the one with the red hair). 

Ian,  my oldest, if he’s not doing soccer related stuff and my husband John, who takes Ian on his soccer escapades. 

Current Employment: Math Teacher  at Waterbury Adult Ed (Connecticut is one of the few states that allows individuals to get their high school diploma past 21.)

Current running interest: (Trail? Mountain? Speed? Ultra? Staying injury free?) 

I just like to run a lot but I’m constantly working on improvement and adapting as I get older. 

Favorite race: New Haven 20k

Race you have done the most times: White Memorial cross country 5k.

High School/College running programs:

Ran Cross country and track at Brewster High School. I also ran one semester at SUNY New Paltz.

Hobbies: Running, reading about running (or any physiology books) and raising 3 boys.  (Who say my hobbies are cleaning and folding laundry!)

A favorite quote:

Alice: This is impossible.

The Mad Hatter: Only if you believe it is.

~Lewis Carroll

What you listen to on a road trip: 90’s alternative music. I can’t believe it isn’t still 1999!

Something that makes you weird: I won a pickle juice drinking contest, which required me to drink 32 ounces through a straw. 

Youthful PRs: I only remember running an 11:53 in the 3200 my junior year an hour after finishing the SATs.
Open PRs: Marathon- 2:56; half -1:26, 10k- 39:49

Sara Belles

Name: William Sanders 
Current Hometown: living in a van down by the river 

Family members we might see at a race: my cat 
Current Employment: yes 

Current running interest: I just feel like running 

Favorite race: Polar Bear Run 

Race you have done the most times: Steeplechase 

High School/College running programs: Northwest Catholic High School, UConn 

Hobbies: Kama Sutra, alcoholism, Cats (the animal not the musical), Christmas Lights, Crop Tops 

A favorite quote: “Cause when the feelin’s right I’m gonna run all night, I’m gonna run to you” – Bryan Adams 

What you listen to on a road trip: Finnish Power Metal 

Something that makes you weird: I don’t eat fruits or vegetables, but I love fruity beers and gummy bears. 

Youthful PRs: 3k 8:16 
3k Steeple 8:51.27 
Mile 4:06 
5k 14:15 

Open PRs: Half Marathon 1:06:12 
Full 2:28. 
5k road 14:49 
1 mile 4:03 
800 1:59.06 
Masters PRs: coming soon 
Grandmasters PRs: coming a little less sooner 

William Sanders